Kenyan publisher Moran East Africa will unveil the book translated from Dutch into English which documents some untold stories of the great marathoner.
While Kenyan contingent will be taking to the tracks in London 2012 Olympics, they will miss one of the heroes Samuel Wanjiru who met his death too eraly nipping in the bud what would have been one of the greats in the Olympics.
In Nairobi, Moran Publishers will host a small launch for book at Laico Regency Hotel Thursday, MD David Muita confirmed to Sportsnewsarena.com.
Muita said the Wanjiru book launch will be witnessed by renowned Ugandan novelist and poet Dr Okello Oculi.
The author of the book Frits Conjin said: "Even in the Dutch newspapers the headlines were big. According to the Kenyan authorities the great marathoner Samuel Kamau Wanjiru committed suicide. For me that was hard to believe.
"He was the Olympic Champion, made a lot of money and should have been very happy. So according to me a journalistic investigation was urgently needed. I went to Kenyan trials and later went to Nyahururu, the town where Wanjiru was staying most of the year. What a fascinating story I met over there!"
The story is not just about the life of Wanjiru, but a story that also touches on Kenya, one of the most intriguing countries in the world.
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